Unformatted text preview: and there is the timeless battle between good and evil (The freethinkers like Will, and the controlling Tripods). What made this good book for me was the struggle the boys face to reach the White Mountains, and seeing things in the book that are common for us today, but as the boys find things like a railroad, or grenades, they are clueless to their uses. This book would be good for children because the main characters are children, and since there are no pictures, you really have to use your imagination to visualize the Tripods. I think the special quality of this book is that it is told mostly through Will’s eyes, and you really get to connect with him....
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- Spring '08
- Ode, Debut albums, Macmillan Publishers, White Mountains